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Experimental Burn Plot (EBP) Maps

Fire research formally began in the Kruger National Park with the establishment of the Experimental Burn Plots (EBP's) in 1954.

The initial objective of this experiment was to investigate the effects of fire on vegetation, by comparing fire season and frequency within the four major vegetation communities in the park. Read more about the location and site descriptions of these long-term fire experiments.

Click on each map to see plot details and accompanying aerial photography.

EBP Maps and Photography
Skukuza Pretoriuskop
Skukuza EBP Pretoriuskop EBP
Satara EBP Mopani EBP
Satara EBP Mopani EBP

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Did You Know?

Did You Know?

  • On 31 May 1926 the National Parks Act was proclaimed and with it the merging of the Sabie and Shingwedzi Game Reserves into the Kruger National Park. The first motorists entered the park in 1927 for a fee of one pound.

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